M.Leddy + digital   23

“All this analog stuff next door”
Erik Spiekermann: “We have a dozen presses, lots of paper, lots of type, and I spend all my time looking at a fucking screen? It’s ridiculous.”
analog  digital 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Paper, +1
Lucy Kellaway prefers paper calendars to digital ones.
analog  digital  paper 
november 2014 by M.Leddy
Print as the new vinyl
From an e-mail by an “industry insider”: “Long-term there’s no future in printed books.”
analog  books  digital  vinyl 
january 2012 by M.Leddy
Moleskine app
“To my mind, the design involves the same analog-to-digital mistake that Apple’s Notes app makes.”
analog  digital  iPad  iPhone  technology  writing 
april 2011 by M.Leddy
Digital nostalgia
The return of the Commodore 64.
computers  digital  nostalgia 
april 2011 by M.Leddy
Digital naïfs
"Many so-called digital natives are in truth digital naïfs. The natives’ naïveté is considerable."
computers  culture  digital  life 
march 2010 by M.Leddy
Solari e Tufte
Edward Tufte plans to repurpose Solari board as art
analog  art  digital  EdwardTufte  signage  trains 
january 2010 by M.Leddy
Solari board
Train station technology, click click click
analog  digital  signage  trains 
january 2010 by M.Leddy
Princeton students and the Kindle
“I hate to sound like a Luddite, but this technology is a poor excuse of an academic tool,” said Aaron Horvath ’10, a student in Civil Society and Public Policy. “It’s clunky, slow and a real pain to operate.”
analog  books  digital  reading  technology 
october 2009 by M.Leddy
"Tech-free classrooms"
"A study published in the April issue of British Educational Research Journal found that 59 percent of students in a new survey reported that at least half of their lectures were boring, and that PowerPoint was one of the dullest methods they saw."
analog  college  digital  education  PowerPoint  technology 
july 2009 by M.Leddy
No gadgets
Tech execs who eschew gadgets
analog  digital 
may 2009 by M.Leddy
"[T]he shade-tree problem"
On the disadvantages of instant access to information
analog  digital  paper  technology 
november 2008 by M.Leddy
Thinking with pens and pencils
Dutch psychologist Christof van Nimwegen has written a dissertation arguing that pens and pencils are crucial in the development of creativity and intelligence.
analog  digital  pens  pencils  technology  writing 
october 2008 by M.Leddy
Writing, technology, and teenagers
Thoughts on a report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project
analog  digital  handwriting  technology  writing 
april 2008 by M.Leddy
Volume control
On the superiority of analog design
analog  design  digital  technology 
july 2006 by M.Leddy

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